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WHUT
Oct 14, 2012 7:00am EDT
that fossil fuels come with a lot of unintended murphy's law kind of consequences, a lot of things we weren't counting on and that there are indeed better tools to serve a significant number of our needs and purposes than burning more carbon and throwing it up in the atmosphere. >> you have two daughters? >> i have two daughters. >> what are their names? >> my daughter, simone is 23 years old and my daughter, emily, will be 11 in just a couple days. >> now, when they saw you go off, you're going to far places, you're going to dangerous places, you're going to places where friends of yours have perished on those crystal waters. you're going to places where it's cold and, what do they think? how do you justify doing that to them? >> yeah, now you, now you drove the stake through the heart here. it's -- >> no, but look, i saw in your film you rappel over the edge of some of these icy ridges down into what looks like a bottomless gorge. >> yeah, it's terrifying. and i've had a lot of internal struggle over exactly the question you raise. and here's you i answer it. i picture myself when i
PBS
Oct 9, 2012 7:00pm PDT
new. >> here's what conservatives tell me. they embrace law and order conceptually and they say we're talking about enforcing the law and if the law isn't enforced a society cannot hold itself cohesively together. the second thing they say is we can't have a cohesive, coherent country without a common language. if you have two peoples living side by side speaking separate languages, you're not going to have a country. >> we heard the arguments. as far as the language is concerned, everyone knows english is the official language in the country. why is it necessary to make it official by law? i think there's more draw backs to that because, for example, in california when they tried to make english the official language it was virtually impossible. it didn't work. it was approved, but it didn't work. why? because you have so many different languages that are spoken there. besides spanish you have several asian languages. what would happen is in the schools, the schools would be forced to send all materials to parents in english when you have elderly who do not speak the language and who
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